More Carmel Valley and Del Mar residents receive awards at Bishop’s

The following Del Mar and Carmel Valley residents graduated from The Bishop’s School in La Jolla on Friday, May 27, and received recognition at the Awards and Commencement Ceremonies:

• Kareem Hamdy, son of Dr. Walid and Mrs. Elham Hamdy, a Stephanie Blankenship Award, given to students who attend Bishop’s for six years and made the honor roll each semester during those years. Earlier this year Hamdy was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award for his commitment to serving the community and the world. He will attend Cornell University.

• Kaitlin Huennekens, daughter of Mr. R. Scott and Mrs. Deborah L. Huennekens, received the Otto Mower Award at Commencement for being on the honor roll for four or five years at Bishop’s and made the honor roll each semester during those years. She will attend Washington University, St. Louis.

• Alexandra Kyrillos, daughter of Mr. Jean-Claude and Mrs. Barbara Kyrillos, received the Otto Mower Award at Commencement for being on the honor roll for four or five years at Bishop’s and made the honor roll each semester during those years. Earlier this year Kyrillos was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award for her commitment to serving the community and the world. She will attend Georgetown University.

• Erin McGlothlin, daughter of Mr. Mark McGlothlin and Ms. Alice DePaul, a Stephanie Blankenship Award, given to students who attend Bishop’s for six years and made the honor roll each semester during those years. She will attend Cornell University.

• Julia Pian, daughter of Dr. Donald and Mrs. Kar Beck Pian, received the Michael W. Teitelman Loyalty Cup, the highest and most cherished award given to a senior, which exemplifies the lofty ideals of The Bishop’s School, such as moral integrity, spiritual sensitivity, academic excellence, and contribution to the community-at-large.

Pian also received the Harvard Cup, given to the senior with the highest grade point average, and the Stephanie Blankenship Award, given to students who attend Bishop’s for six years and made the honor roll each semester during those years.
Earlier this year, the U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced Pian as a 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholar. Through her years at Bishop’s, Pian has demonstrated exceptional academic performance in all curriculum areas and was the founder and editor-in-chief of the school’s science magazine, Bi Sci. Earlier this year, Pian was inducted into the Cum Laude Society. She will attend Harvard University. In May, Pian’s mom was awarded the Parents’ Association’s Spirit of Volunteerism Award presented annually to a parent whose last child graduated from Bishop’s and recognizes a person who has a long history of volunteering, often behind the scenes and inspires others to volunteer.

• Austin Fisher, the son of Lisa and David Fisher, will attend Hamilton College. Alec Fisher, the son of Lisa and David Fisher, received the Sportsmanship Cup at Commencement in recognition for being the senior athlete who best exhibits the qualities of sportsmanship, citizenship, responsibility and character while participating in interscholastic athletics. He will attend the Columbia University. Both Austin and Alec were members of the Bishop’s varsity football team that was the 2010 California CIF Division IV State Champions.

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